Pharm-Rx Crospovidone

Pharm-Rx Crospovidone functions as a disintegrant within pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals. Chemically identified as polyvinyl pyrrolidone copolymer, it is categorized under binders and disintegrants, a significant component utilized in various pharmaceutical formulations for its disintegrating properties, aiding in tablet dissolution upon ingestion.

Chemical Name: Polyvinyl Pyrrolidone Copolymer

CAS Number: 9003-39-8

Functions: Disintegrant

Certifications & Compliance: California Proposition 65, FDA 29 CFR 1910.1200

Synonyms: 1-Vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone polymer, 1-Vinyl-2-pyrrolidone homopolymer, 1-Vinyl-2-pyrrolidone polymer, 1-Vinylpyrrolidin-2-one homopolymer, n-Octyl mercaptan-N-vinylpyrrolidone copolymer, N-Vinyl-2-pyrolidone homopolymer, N-Vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone homopolymer, N-Vinyl-2-pyrrolidone homopolymer, N-Vinyl-2-pyrrolidone polymer, N-Vinylbutyrolactam polymer, N-Vinylpyrrolidinone homopolymer, N-Vinylpyrrolidinone polymer, N-Vinylpyrrolidone homopolymer, N-Vinylpyrrolidone polymer, Poly(1-vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone), Poly(1-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone), Poly(1-vinylpyrrolidinone), Poly(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone), Poly(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone), Poly(N-vinyl-γ-butyrolactam), Poly(N-vinylbutyrolactam), Poly(N-vinylpyrrolidinone), Poly(N-vinylpyrrolidone), Poly(vinylpyrrolidinone), Poly(vinylpyrrolidone), Polyvinyl polypyrrolidone, Polyvinylpyrrolidone, Povidone, Vinylpyrrolidinone polymer, Vinylpyrrolidone homopolymer, Vinylpyrrolidone polymer

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    Identification & Functionality

    Pharma & Nutraceuticals Functions
    Molecular formula

    Crospovidone is a water-insoluble synthetic cross-linked homopolymer of N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone. It contains not less than 11.0% and not more than 12.8% of nitrogen (N), calculated on the dried basis. Two types of Crospovidone are available, depending on the particle size: Type A and Type B.

    Chemical Structure

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    Physical Form

    Regulatory & Compliance

    USP Reference Standards
    • USP Crospovidone RS

    Packaging & Availability

    Labelling Information

    The label states the type (Type A or Type B).